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Resident Killed, Seven Injured, As Army Bombards Gaza

author Tuesday August 16, 2011 15:04author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, on Tuesday at dawn, that one resident was killed and seven others were wounded in a series of air strikes carried out by the Israeli Air force targeting several areas in the coastal region.

File - Palestine-Info

The seven wounded residents, including a child, suffered moderate-to-severe injuries.

The sources identified the slain resident as Mousa Shteiwy, 29, from Al Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza city.

Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the medical emergency services in Gaza, reported that three residents were seriously injured when the Israeli Air Force bombarded Al Zeitoun neighborhood.

Also, two residents, including a 6-year-old child, were injured when the army bombarded the “tunnels area”, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Medical sources reported that one of the two wounded residents was pronounced clinically dead.

Also, the army bombarded a training center for the Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, in At-Tuffah neighborhood, east Gaza city.

Later on, the Israeli Air Force fired at least four missiles into another Qassam brigades training center located in the eastern area of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, leading to excessive damage but no injuries.

Also, the army carried out two air strikes targeting a center for the Al Qassam brigades in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip; excessive damage was reported; no injuries.

The Air Force also carried out an air strike targeting an area at the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah, inflicting two injuries, including one child. The wounded were moved to Abu Youssef Al Najjar Hospital in Rafah.

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